Chocolate lovers, we have an amazing news for you! You might have already heard that chocolate is good for you but the villain, sneaky sugar in the bar, destroys every bit of the savoury and pushes chocolate to top the list of high-calorie treats. So, here we are to fill your life with more of chocolaty memories without threatening your waistline. Game for it?
- Chocolate Protein Chia Pudding
Chocolate Protein Chia Pudding contains a healthy dose of chia seeds, almond milk, whey protein powder, and your favourite berry toppings will make your dessert much more like a winner than a nemesis of your diet.
1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 scoops Whey Protein Powder
1 ½ tablespoons of cocoa powder
1 teaspoon honey
3-4 tablespoons Chia Seeds
½ cup Strawberries, Blueberries, Cranberries
Put almond milk, Whey Protein Powder, vanilla extract, honey, and cocoa powder in a blender and mix till they form a thick smoothie. Now, soak the chia seeds in half a glass of water and keep it for 15 minutes. Once the chia seeds come to gel like consistency, stir them with a spoon to remove any lump. Now pour the chia seeds into serving glasses and then add the Choco smoothie and refrigerate overnight. Stir well before serving and add your choice of berries or you can spruce it up with the three musketeers- Strawberries, Blueberries, Cranberries and add some exquisiteness to it!
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- Chocolate Almond Protein Fusion
This is your way to a tantalizing taste of chocolate with an added punch of increased metabolism! So, fret not, just indulge in this nutritious delight to make your way through a boosted energy level, repaired muscles and stabilized blood sugar level.
Just go for this as its a sin that exudes as much goodness.
2 cups unsweetened almond milk
1 cup Water
4 scoops Whey Protein Powder Chocolate flavour
2 teaspoon honey
1 ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons of cocoa powder
1 pinch Cinnamon
2 teaspoon Unsalted and Toasted Almonds chopped
½ teaspoon Butter
10 grams Whipped Light Cream
A pinch of Sea Salt
Take a pan and add almond milk, honey, vanilla extract, cocoa powder, whey protein powder, salt, over medium heat and keep stirring to avoid any lump. Once cocoa is hot, add almond butter and keep whisking for a couple of minutes. Now, remove it from heat and pour into small serving bowls. Garnish with a dollop of whipped light cream and top it with chopped toasted almonds.
- Oat & Cocoa tiny Bites
Indulge in this scrumptious pudding that will keep the calories in check yet satisfy your chocolate cravings. Make it a little more interesting with fresh berries.
1 cup Whole Grain Oat Flour
5-6 Dates seeded and chopped
4 tablespoon unsalted Butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon almond milk
Sea Salt a pinch
1/2 cup Oats
1 teaspoon dark chocolate bar shredded
Mix the oat flour, butter, and chopped dates. Add vanilla extract, honey, salt, and a spoonful of almond milk in the mixture and mix it till everything is combined nicely. Add oats and shredded dark chocolate and mix. Now roll this mixture into small balls. And, your oat and cocoa tiny bites are ready to be devoured!
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- Chocolate Banoffee Balls
This is another way of satisfying your inner soul with this magical dollops of chocolate balls. Coupled with banana, this dessert gets a healthy boost that your body needs to satiate your sweet cravings.
1 cup melted Dark chocolate
½ cup Sugar or jaggery
1 tablespoon Butter
1 Ripe banana
1½ cup Digestive biscuits crushed
¼ cup Fresh cream
In a not-stick pan, heat sugar and stir till it melts. Now add cream and stir occasionally. Now add butter and keep stirring till the mixture gets a syrup like consistency. Your toffy sauce is ready.
Now mash the banana. Leaving ½ cup of crushed biscuit aside, add the remaining amount of crushed biscuits with mashed banana and mix well. Add a tablespoon of toffee sauce to it. Now make ball shapes out of it and refrigerate for and refrigerate for half an hour. Now take them out of the refrigerator, coat them with melted chocolate and refrigerate for 10 more minutes. Its time to serve, so put the chocolaty balls on the dish and sprinkle a spoonful of toffee sauce and some crushed biscuits.
- Fresh Mint-Chocolate Smoothie
This mint-chocolate smoothie is extremely refreshing and contains all you need to embrace the out-of-the-world-feeling. Loaded with the sweetness of dates and banana, this makes an ideal pick for the weight watchers.
1 medium banana
2 ½ tablespoon unsweetened Cocoa powder
1 cup Fat Free Milk
8 Dates seeded
10-12 fresh mint leaves
¼ teaspoon peppermint extract
¾ teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Slice the peeled banana and keep the slices in the freezer for a couple of hours. Now, add dates, frozen banana slices, cocoa powder, peppermint extract, and milk in a blender and blend it till smooth. Now add the vanilla extracts and whisk it for a sec. serve it in your favourite glasses and garnish it with fresh mint leaves.
There you are with five amazing chocolaty desserts for you that are tantalizing for your taste buds, yet easy on your waistline. So, go ahead and binge on these super healthy choco-delights!